Meal Site

Congregate Meals

The OCCOA provides nutritious meals for older adults in a congregate meal setting, following the Operating Standards set by the State Bureau of Aging, Community Living, and Supports – Health and Aging Administration, to help ensure that this valuable program is nutritionally sound and available on a donation basis.

OCCOA Meal Program Coordinator Wanda Cherwinski (center) with Meal Program Assistants Sherry Lehmann (left) and Tammy Goletz (right)

The OCCOA hosts congregate meals, four times a week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) at the Gaylord Meal Site, which is located at the Otsego County Commission on Aging (lower level, back entrance), 1165 Elkview Ave. in Gaylord, Michigan. Registration is required for new meal participants. The meals are open to all, and the charge for meal is as follows:

  • Adults 60 and over – $3 Suggested Donation
  • Under 60 – $4.50

Meal Menus:

Meal Site Staff


Meal Program Coordinator Wanda Cherwinski

Meal Program Assistants:

Tammy Goletz
Sherry Lehmann





Gaylord Meal Site

Otsego County Commission on Aging (Lower Level Entrance)
1165 Elkview Ave.
Gaylord, Michigan

Congregate Meals Days and Times
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.